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cover CHUNGKING: 1899 (24 July) 1c. card to U.S.A., cancelled with Chungking c.d.s. and bearing I.C.P. 2c. and C.I.P. 1c. tied by pa-kua, in combination with Japan 2s. pair tied by Chungking "I.P.O." handstamp and indistinct I.J.P.O. c.d.s., also showing Shanghai, Yokohama and San Fransisco c.d.s., large "T", large "CTMS/T" h.s. and "U.S. CHARGE TO COLLECT 6 CENTS" h.s., all on face ; a little soiled and creased though most attractive, a fine example of the very rare Chungking pa-kua, and an early usage of the Chungking bisected-circle d.s. Photo
cover CHUNGKING: 1899 (24 July) 1c. card to U.S.A., cancelled with Chungking c.d.s. and bearing I.C.P. 2c. and C.I.P. 1c. tied by pa-kua, in combination with Japan 2s. pair tied by Chungking "I.P.O." handstamp and indistinct I.J.P.O. c.d.s., also showing Shanghai, Yokohama and San Fransisco c.d.s., large "T", large "CTMS/T" h.s. and "U.S. CHARGE TO COLLECT 6 CENTS" h.s., all on face ; a little soiled and creased though most attractive, a fine example of the very rare Chungking pa-kua, and an early usage of the Chungking bisected-circle d.s. Photo

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cover CHUNGKING: 1899 (24 July) 1c. card to U.S.A., cancelled with Chungking c.d.s. and bearing I.C.P. 2c. and C.I.P. 1c. tied by pa-kua, in combination with Japan 2s. pair tied by Chungking "I.P.O." handstamp and indistinct I.J.P.O. c.d.s., also showing Shanghai, Yokohama and San Fransisco c.d.s., large "T", large "CTMS/T" h.s. and "U.S. CHARGE TO COLLECT 6 CENTS" h.s., all on face ; a little soiled and creased though most attractive, a fine example of the very rare Chungking pa-kua, and an early usage of the Chungking bisected-circle d.s. Photo
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